XRHealth and Reducept join forces to launch VR therapy for pain management

XRHealth, the developer of therapeutic and extended reality apps, recently announced its collaboration with Reducept to develop its VR therapy offering for pain management. Through Virtual Reality, patients are able to engage in exercises that teach chronic pain sufferers to better manage their pain, potentially reducing the need for medication. Reducept’s VR Game follows a […]

VR mental health treatment eases COVID-19 vaccination process for needle phobics

The NHS has launched a free VR-based treatment plan to help patients overcome their fear of needles.  As the COVID-19 vaccination process continues in the UK, Vita Health Group and the NHS have joined forces to provide patients suffering from trypanophobia – the fear of needles – with techniques and strategies to overcome their fear […]

Proximie secures $38m in Series B funding round for AR surgery

London-based Proximie, which enables surgeons to share clinical practices through AR, has secured US$38 million to further develop its healthtech platform.   F-Prime Capital led the Series B round, followed by Questa Capital, Eight Roads, Maverick Ventures, Global Ventures, BECO Capital and Cedar Mundi Ventures. This round brings the company’s total funding to $49 million. Founded […]

Raising Awareness for Organ Donation: Snapchat and NHS Blood and Transplant’s AR Campaign

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) used World Kidney Day on March 11 to unveil a collaboration with Snapchat on the launch of a body-tracking augmented reality (AR) lens to raise awareness for organ donation.  Users of the app will be able to locate and learn more about key organs in their bodies through this unique […]